Since , gays have worn red shirts to Disney World the first Saturday in June. Like pretty much every child who walks up Main Street U. Evan wants to ride Space Mountain. Alix is so excited, she can't even say what she wants to do. She is jumping up and down.
Pride parades also known as pride marches , pride events , and pride festivals are outdoor events celebrating lesbian , gay , bisexual , transgender and queer LGBTQ social and self acceptance, achievements, legal rights and pride. The events also at times serve as demonstrations for legal rights such as same-sex marriage. At the beginning of the gay rights protest movement, news on Cuban prison work camps for homosexuals inspired the Mattachine Society to organize protests at the United Nations and the White House , in On Saturday, June 27, , Chicago Gay Liberation organized a march  from Washington Square Park "Bughouse Square" to the Water Tower at the intersection of Michigan and Chicago avenues, which was the route originally planned, and then many of the participants spontaneously marched on to the Civic Center now Richard J. Daley Plaza. Subsequent Chicago parades have been held on the last Sunday of June, coinciding with the date of many similar parades elsewhere. They settled on a parade down Hollywood Boulevard.
In the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges, the U. Supreme Court ruled that all state bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, making gay marriage legal throughout America. The ruling was a culmination of decades of struggles, setbacks and victories along the road to full marriage equality in the United States. In , just one year after the historic Stonewall Riots that galvanized the gay rights movement, law student Richard Baker and librarian James McConnell applied for a marriage license in Minnesota.
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